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The right half is preserved and is undecorated. Row of holes along outer edge by which leather lining was sewed in. Dark green patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Elis, bought in Athens with MFA 98.664); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 584; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 126 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Width x length: 13 x 29.5 cm (5 1/8 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.665

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, & fishing, Armor